The CBR extended the number of measures introduced in connection with the epidemic of coronavirus

the Bank of Russia deemed it expedient to extend temporary measures introduced in terms of the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19, which expire July 1, 2020. This is stated in the press service of the regulator.

As pointed out by the Central Bank, these measures “helped to limit the negative consequences for citizens, participants of the financial market and the economy.”

At the same time the Bank of Russia has underlined that at present “a substantial part of staff in organizations is still working remotely”, and “possible difficulties in implementing certain requirements of the legislation”. In addition, the regulator considered it appropriate “to support providing remote clients with financial services.”

In particular, the Central Bank extended until 30 September this year, the opportunity to access customer’s Bank accounts without the personal presence of natural persons opening the account or the client’s representative, provided that the purpose of opening a specified period, the banking accounts is implementing or receiving socially relevant payments.

in addition, the Bank of Russia retained till September 30 the opportunity to continue servicing clients if the validity of the identity document of the natural person who is a customer, the customer’s representative, beneficiary, beneficial owner, or expired.

we also Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, introduced with a 30 mAmouth in the fight against COVID-19.

on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin was presented by the head of state, the national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will amount to about 5 trillion roubles. June 19, Putin was sent a revised draft of the national plan.

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